Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.
The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:
Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11. Alexander, a former history teacher in the Tattnall County School System turned author and illustrator, brought her magic to the school and wowed both students and teachers. Along with co-author Rhonda Frost Petty, Alexander is most known for her history series on "Yumion the Vidalia Sweet Onion." The character is an onion that travels throughout Georgia teaching and learning about the state's history. The series ...
The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.
Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.
Beginning Computer Skills A great class for anyone who knows they aren't a whiz at using a computer keyboard, mouse or knowing what goes on inside that computer box. Begins Jan. 15, also on Jan. 17 Fee: Free Computer Essentials Learn what manages and runs your computer so you can be in control; file management (copy, move, finding lost files, loading software), organizing your hard drive, short cut operations with mouse skills, icon creations, ...
Compassion: Midway Middle School students of the month for December include Jeremy Scott, Lauren Perez, Erin Prostrello, Mary Williams, Ashley Marshall, Austin Eisner (not pictured), Kelly McCall, Christiana Ceniceros, Ceera Holmes (not pictured) and Carel (Alex) Tate. All these students displayed the character of compassion.
A Christmas tree in the Division for Exceptional Learning entry way at the Liberty County Board of Education office was decorated using handmade ornaments, made by students from the following classrooms: Kelli Greene, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Launa Chamberlin, Liberty County High School; Betty Cashon, Beth Burrill and Courtney Hood, Pre-K; Trang Black and Fran North, Snelson-Golden Middle School; Michelle Starrett, Waldo Pafford Elementary School; Sparina Williams, Frank Long Elementary School; and Linda Lynn, Taylors ...
The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.
When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.
Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.
Two local students attend a career development event sponsored by the Agricultural Education program. The competition took place at Ware County High School in Waycross. Yaritza Calo (right), a ninth-grade student, placed third in the junior division. She was given 60 minutes to create a corsage and bud vase for a young male to present to his date for a dance. Antonia Gorham, 12th-grade student, placed sixth in the senior division. She was given 30 ...
Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
"I want to be just like you," a boy told Hinesville firefighter Alex Mason at Frank Long Elementary School on Wednesday.
Lyman Hall Elementary students and their families enjoyed hot dogs and books Oct. 1 at the school's third annual Book Fair Picnic.
Kathryn Nelson's class at the Liberty County Pre-K Center helped with an art project to prepare for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's upcoming visit to Liberty County. Deal will address an audience from 10:45 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 368-4445.
Liberty County's 14 public schools are celebrating the benefits of eating healthy lunches through Friday. National School Lunch Week officially began Monday. The Liberty County School System was closed Monday for Columbus Day and closed Tuesday for a teachers' furlough day.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Bright Ideas prize team - with balloons, gifts, signs and giant checks in hand - filed into the classrooms of seven surprised Liberty County School System educators Thursday.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Long County on Wednesday. While in Ludowici, he stopped by the new Long County High School and took a tour of the facility, courtesy of Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Midway Middle School on Wednesday as part of his two-day, statewide tour the Georgia Department of Education is calling "Georgia's Future, Now." The tour is meant to promote schools across the state.
A motion to place half the cost of sports officials back on high-school athletic directors' shoulders failed Tuesday when Liberty County school-board members deadlocked in a 3-3 vote.
Midway Middle School celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day on Oct. 2. The custodians were honored during a ceremony in which Principal Debra Frazier and Assistant Principal Tom Willoughby praised their efforts in maintaining a clean, safe environment for MMS students. The custodians received candy bouquets to express the school's gratitude for a job well done.
The Walker Elementary School student council recently held a book drive to collect elementary age-appropriate books for their media center. Students in fourth and fifth grades brought in more than 200 new or slightly used books, which will be available at the school. Members of the student council show some of the books that were acquired.
The new Long County Middle School had its first homecoming celebration Sept. 27 at Veterans Field. This year's homecoming queen was eighth-grader Brianna Lord. Her court included sixth-grade princess Chante' Thomas, the seventh-grade princess Sophie Cooper and eighth-grade runner-up princess Julia Scheck.
These days 4-H is more than youth judging poultry, it teaches children and teens life lessons, such as developing public speaking and decision making skills and giving back through community service.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently held Family Day Dinner Night, drawing more than 130 participants. A spaghetti dinner was featured. Activities enjoyed included Hula Hoop, basketball, Wii Dance and jump rope. Activities were in line with the Liberty County wellness incentive in keeping active.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway read "Don't Be a Bully, Billy" on Tuesday to a Pre-K class at Hinesville Childcare Learning Center Inc. in celebration of Pre-K Week.